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post #1 of 2 Old 03-31-2009, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
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The Price of an Ash Bookshelf

Hi,
I am building an ash bookshelf for a man that I work for. He needs two of them. One will be 72" tall x 92" long x 12" deep. The other will be the same dimesions except only 80" long. They will be mission style with three rungs on each end. What do you think I should charge him matirials not included? I looked on the internet and found about the same thing that I am making except it was only one that was 36" wide. It was $1150.

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This is how I would price my time, personally:

- first estimate the number of hours of work, be realistic
- decide what you want per hour to do this work
- add 10% to that for potential material waste
- add another 5% for cost of depreciation of tools (sharpening blades, wear and tear, etc)

Then add in the actual cost of materials and mark it up 10% for pickup and delivery.
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